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Shaq Fu - Super Gay

These stocks have all started to Shaq-Fu higher.

Long story short, there are a ton of high short interest stocks that have started to move in the last 30 days.  Of those choices we like Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS), United States Steel Corp (X), GT Advanced Technologies Inc (GTAT), AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS) and SUPERVALU INC (SVU).

Time for Solar to chill for a bit?

Vanilla Ice

When shares of SolarCity rise 25% in a day, you know things have gotten out of control.

If you listened to Mastery back on 04/24/13 when we posted that Solar is Back, you would have gained 12% in FSLR, 14%

Vixxy Vixxy (VXX)

JCVD biting Snake

Volatility is waiting to bite your head off.

Besides the usual high volume stocks such as Bank of America (BAC) and Nokia (NOK) is the Path S&P 500 VIX ST Futures ETN (VXX) making the list.

The Amazing Bill Gates

Microsoft (MSFT) Big Pic

Forget beating Apple, how about beating disease.

Heart warming and real story by 60 Minutes last night that profiles Bill Gates the former CEO of Microsoft (MSFT). Mr. Gates armed with some of the most brilliant people alive and with $70+ Billion is out to eradicate disease.

Enter the WU


Thanks to Barrron's WU is gong to have a great Monday.

Western Union Co. (WU) shares are up 17% YTD, but how about a little more?  That is going to come true thanks to Barron's piece over the weekend.

DOW 15000

The Dow breaks 15,000 and we find what will keep running.

The Dow Jones hit 15,000 and now we focus on which equities could keep running higher.  We turn to the true stock masters are Goldman Sachs (GS) and find a few our own picks.  It was an incredible week and we turn to the magic 8-ball for help.

Liam Neeson - The Grey (1)

A week from May Options Expiration, these covered calls can still get you a 3% gain.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Magic 8 Ball

We quote the experts and the Magic 8-Ball.

The Talking Heads are all over this one.  The consensus is that the Dow Jones along with U.S. stocks will continue to head higher.  Thus the Dow Jones at 15,000 is not the end for 2013.  We expect more and it's likely we will get it.

Tesla shares Jump 27%


Wow, we told you to buy before the spike.

Today is all about Tesla Motors (TSLA).  The beat the street and the shorts are being pounded.  Tesla shares are up 27% today, now trading above $70 for a new 12 month high.

Aztec Tiger

The Talking Heads are relentless about how great Mexico is, so...empezar la fiesta.

If you want to go long on Mexico the weapon of choice is by far the 'Mexico ETF'.  That would be the iShares MSCI Mexico Capped Investable Market Index Fund (EWW) -- ticker symbol EWW.